Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/2/2015 10:31:34 PM
The two maps, above, show the density of hospital beds and doctors per 10,000 population across the world. The data, taken from WHO's World Health Statistics 2014, is a measure of healthcare available to the people of a country. The report states that data ...
Syrian activists document rise of chlorine attacks in war as world searches for ways to act
FOX News - 5/23/2015 6:16:26 AM
Inside, they found a toddler dead, still wrapped in his blankets in bed, Kayali told The Associated Press, recounting the May 2 attack. The child's father died a few days later, his lungs collapsed, in a hospital ... gas used in the country's rebel-held ...
Nepal earthquake: At least 60 killed and 1,000 injured in three countries by magnitude 7.3 earthquake
The Independent - 5/12/2015 2:57:43 PM
Nepal's National Emergency Operation Centre said at least 42 people were killed in the country and 1,100 more were known to ... which was helping victims of the previous earthquake at a 60-bed hospital in the town, said on Twitter that there were ...
Akpabio unveils Sheraton Hotel, int’l hospital, other projects
The Sun - 5/17/2015 11:34:20 PM
A world ... The 308-bed international specialist hospital, billed for inauguration on Monday, May 25, is an ultra-modern medical facility with six fully integrated modular theatres that will redirect medical tourism to Akwa Ibom and the country.
Turkey steadily emerges as one of hottest healthcare markets in the world
News-Medical - 5/21/2015 8:13:20 AM
The country has doubled its healthcare spending in the last 10 ... “Between 2006 and 2010, the number of private hospitals increased by 86 percent, while the rate of qualified beds increased from 12 percent of 2002 to 40 percent in 2011.
‘Slow Medicine’ Offers Alternative to Fast World
Healthline Networks - 5/21/2015 11:43:55 PM
In our fast-paced world, some doctors are turning to ... “We probably have too many hospital beds, too many MRI machines, too many transplant centers in this country,” he said. “There’s a lot of money invested in those things.
We Cannot Ignore the Downsides of Density
sourceable.net - 5/13/2015 8:25:49 PM
Density brings major sporting and cultural attractions as ... air pollution by itself was sufficient to be expected to lead to 1.7 deaths, 94.7 hospital-bed days and 2,653 doctor visits, according to an index developed by The University of Hong Kong ...
Liberia: Former British PM Visits Redemption Hospital
AllAfrica - 5/14/2015 11:59:22 PM
This hospital received the highest number of deaths and the current capacity is small. We have acquired a 25acre of land for relocation for the construction of a one hundred and fifty bed hospital ... by their country and the world.
Mediclinic's hospital tender expected by 2015 end
Construction Week Online - 5/21/2015 12:06:35 AM
Once complete in 2018, it will have an initial capacity of around 150 beds ... in the country's economy and continued growth." Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the ten largest private hospital groups in the world with ...
NCS completes 80-bed hospital in FCT
News24 - 5/15/2015 10:00:40 AM
Abuja - The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has completed the remodeling of its clinic in Karu, FCT, into an 80-bed modern hospital, to serve the health ... "The Comptroller General has a vision to build it to a world class structure that will meet the ...
KSA’s enabling business environment lifts its rank in world competitiveness
Al Arabiya News - 5/18/2015 10:04:16 AM
Most countries in the Middle East and North Africa are price-competitive destinations and several have built significant travel and tourism (T&T) industries in recent years, the World Economic ... the availability of hospital beds (113th) and access ...
India’s roads are among the deadliest in the world. Can new laws tame drivers?
Washington Post - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
[Map: These countries have the world’s deadliest roads] India has some of the deadliest ... “We have to look at our local conditions like density of population, road congestion, road quality, socioeconomic profile of our people.
With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by, new study says
The Seattle Times - 5/14/2015 12:03:33 PM
The study checked on things like household spending, value of assets, how often participants went to bed hungry, amount of time spent working, income, and physical health. The program’s benefits exceeded its cost in all countries except Honduras ...
Hospital donates 22,000 pounds of medical equipment
Seacoast Online - 5/18/2015 8:27:02 PM
A large portion of this year’s donation will go to supply a new 59 bed teaching hospital in ... communities around the world. They provide equipment solutions for health care, agriculture, and education projects in developing countries.
Mental health worry for Nepalis traumatised by aftershocks
Channel News Asia - 5/13/2015 6:52:45 PM
KATHMANDU/CHARIKOT, Nepal: The powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor that struck Nepal this week left an already traumatised population gripped by even deeper fear, underlining concerns that the country is ... The 50-bed hospital in Kathmandu is so overloaded ...